The Biden-Harris administration announced the first set of resources from the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice on Monday to lawfully support and promote diversity and opportunity in colleges and universities
Greg Abbott: Texas Could Challenge SCOTUS Ruling That States Must Educate All, Including the Undocumented
Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) announced that his administration could challenge a Supreme Court ruling that states must provide education to all, including undocumented immigrants.
Back in September, two months before losing the election to Joe Biden, when Donald Trump was repeating the fallacy either he win the election or it’s “rigged,” Trump announced the formation of the “1776 Commission,” a retaliation against The New York Times’ Pulitzer Prize-winning “1619 Project,” dedicated to chronicling the country’s history beginning the year Europeans shipped the first enslaved…
On Friday, host and comedy writer Amber Ruffin used her “How did we get here?” segment to respond to Critical Race Theory critics.
Will conservatives actually manage to get out ahead? Our edited conversation is below…you be the judge.
During his recent rallies it seems that Donald Trump has absolutely no idea of who he’s running against. Last week, it really seemed like he was running against Joe Biden’s son Hunter. And at every one of these rallies, he makes sure to throw in a dig at Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. As a freshman congresswoman, AOC…
Parents across America would like to get their children back to school, but also do so in a safe way. In some areas, that has been difficult. The city of Boston recently shuttered public schools after an alarming rise in positive COVID-19 cases. Despite having the virus, Donald Trump has also pushed for the reopening…
The proposal Ms. Trump celebrated and the budget the President proposed, both calling for severe reductions in the funds available to those aspiring to a college education, come at a time when well-qualified students are encountering increasingly formidable financial barriers to attending college, which, by historical standards, are more severe than ever.
There’s a lot of listening, clapping and jumping up and down at a Democratic state convention. Other than that, very little for delegates to except try to mobilize voters for Elizabeth Colbert Busch.
Elizabeth Colbert Busch had to try to appeal to Democrats, Republicans and Independents in her Monday night debate with Mark Sanford.
This evening at the Citadel, the two candidates for the SC District 1 Congressional seat, will debate for an hour and fifteen minutes. Here is what you need to know.
By any measure, America is in decline. The fault lies almost completely with male Republicans. Democratic women must usurp the power.
Former Congressman and South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford is about as immoral and unethical as they get, but God is reviving his career.
Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and Sarah Palin seem to have captured the spirit of the current crop of Republicans; still extreme and still anti-Obama.
South Carolina Democrat Jaime Harrison is a powerful lobbyist for the Podesta Group. He’s about to become the Chairman of the state party.
An increasing number of states have passed a bill whose main component is increasing reading skills. It’s really another privatizing effort
The legislation being proposed by the GOP House is pathetic. Yet, little is heard from Democratic constituents. Activism is the answer.
The primary purpose of House Bill 933 is to perpetuate the bloat of the defense budget and decimate domestic programs.
Texas Republican Representative, Louie Gohmert is convinced Sharia law is trying to take over the U.S. legal system. So, he’s packing.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and presidential hopeful has been casting himself as a jolly moderate. I invite you to check the record.
The gun movement radicals are coming out of the woodwork post-Obama Executive Orders. The worst of them has threatened death for gun reform
Two Republicans have scammed the state of Oregon out of $17 million in a charter school scam.
While the population still grieves over the loss of young lives at Sandy Hook, the NRA and Congress dig in to prevent meaningful curbs on guns.
Six schools have been saved for science in New Orleans, where humans will never walk with dinosaurs and Noah’s flood did not create the Grand Canyon
Eric Cantor has gotten his orders from Koch/ALEC headquarters, and there is no mistaking their intent; continue to make life hell for the President and Democratic House members.
South Carolina is a prime example of right-wing attempts to destroy the public school system and replace it with private school profiteers
The Emancipation Proclamation ostensibly freed the slaves back in the midst of the Civil War. Modern day slavery camouflaged as grotesque unemployment numbers and economic status exists today.
With schools hotbeds of electronic teaching devices, cursive writing instruction is being phased out, no longer considered necessary
School privatization is the new Gold Rush. There is money to be made in them there hills. And charter schools are the the Republican hammer to be used to prise it out of our hands.
Longtime foe of multiculturalism, William J. Bennett, says Republicans lost culture war and accuses Democrats of playing identity politics
Fundies claim failure to teach Christianity in public schools is mental molestation – say it ought to be punished like physical molestation
Paul Broun and Todd Akin, both serving on the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, deny evolution and embrace superstition
Mitt Romney took aim at working moms today at NBC News’ Education Nation Summit, saying that it’s better if one parent can stay at home during early years.
Cheryl, a teacher from Colorado, says when she attempted to give Romney a few of her ideas, he silenced her by saying, ‘I didn’t ask you a question.’
There are 20 churches in Prague, OK, and one high school valedictorian who was denied her diploma for saying hell.
Republican Governor Rick Snyder and his henchmen continue to do all they can to thwart the will of the people by forcing PA4 (the Emergency Manager law) down their throats.
Rather than fixing its troubled public school system, Louisiana will remove standards and replace modern science with Bronze Age belief
The Republicans are continuing their march toward total destruction of America. Democrats are enablers through not going to the polls.
Parent trigger laws are being pushed by ALEC and other right wing groups to allow parents to essentially ‘fire’ a public school, with the potential to make them into private, charter schools.
Tuesday, June 12, I worked as a Poll Manager for the South Carolina Primary Election. It was an enlightening experience for a deep south dem
Chuck Norris takes to WND to display comedic talents in support of Scott Walker, and badly misrepresenting Ronald Reagan in the process
Legal and illegal residents of the U.S. send billions of dollars to their home countries every year. Dollars that benefit foreign economies
Crushed between a pricey education and a worthless job, we’ve left 19-39 year-olds financially stranded in America.
On tax day, it’s nice to take a look at one small positive slice of what the government does with our tax dollars
The two-fisted right-wing war on the working and middle-class has arrived and only wave after wave of Broad Left coalitions can truly stem the tide of fully corporatized America.
When you closely examine the Zimmerman’s version of the events that led up to the death of Trayvon Martin, his account and some witness accounts don’t match.
Children like LaKay Roberts have the same right to an education every other child in America has; to make special rules to restrict those rights is dehumanizing and wrong
With the blessing of the Supreme Court, fundamentalist, right wing evangelists are taking religious indoctrination into the public schools.
The GOOP primary process moves to Missouri, Illinois and Louisiana as final results would appear to be a wash with no real advantage to anybody.
The GOP has led a assault on higher education which has included restricting access, for-profit exploitation, and controlling curriculum.
A storm of protest is the best way to flush out the stench of this anti-American embarrassment to democracy known as ALEC.
A general review of the debate lies and hateful Obama references of the three remaining viable GOP Presidential candidates.
Ron Paul, Mitt Romney’s errand boy, who is in charge of making Rick Santorum look bad to his conservative base says Rick is very liberal.
Another day, another Republican caucus, another chance for conservatives to pick the candidate who will have the honor of losing to Obama.
Even though Rick Santorum will soon come crashing back to earth, it’s instructive to look at this darling of the wing-nut vote and has a puncher’s chance of being the Republican nominee.
Tea party leaders have shown their un-American roots by demanding that education be returned to an era when it was the exclusive domain of the wealthy.
With no signs of abating. Republican legislatures are if anything more eager than ever to press their rights-killing agenda for America and Americans
A new Indiana law would punish schools that stray from lyrical and melodic guidelines for the national anthem, stifling artistic expression.